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Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, February 11, 2006

South Dakota House Votes to Ban Abortions

The South Dakota House approved a bill Thursday that would effectively ban almost all abortions in the state. The measure now goes to the state Senate.  House Bill 1215, cleared the state House by a vote of 47 to 22 after a little more than an hour of debate. Proponents of the legislation contend that that the time is right to mount a challenge to Roe v. Wade and hope a challenge to this bill if it becomes law would achieve that result. Source: Melanie Hunter, Senior Editor, For the complete story, please click here (last visited February 11, 2006, reo.) Download South_Dakota_HB_1215_as_introduced.pdf

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